May 1, 2024

Hinds Offering Summer Homeowner, Hobbyist Courses

Classes include hobby welding, welding and cutting technology, homeowners hVAC, homeowners electrical, small engine repair, and many more.
BY: Rhonda Dunaway

Do-it-yourselfers who want to learn a few basics about safety, carpentry, electricity, HVAC or plumbing before attempting it alone may be interested in Hinds’ summer homeowner and hobbyist courses. 

The classes are open to the public at a cost of $100. The classes begin at the end of May and have individual schedules.

“There are a variety of courses that give people the know-how they need to fix a broken thermostat, conduct a home inspection, spot issues before they become problems, install a new lighting fixture or replace a faucet. Most people don’t know how to do these things, but there are a lot of folks out there who want to know. And we have the know-how to give them,” said Jason Webb, Dean of Construction and Manufacturing.

Courses include:

Raymond Campus: Hobby Welding, Welding and Cutting Technology, Homeowners HVAC, Homeowners Electrical, Small Engine Repair, Drafting/AutoCAD Interest Class

Career-Technical Education Building, Greenfield Road, Rankin Campus: Hobby Welding, Homeowners Electrical, Homeowners Plumbing

Vicksburg-Warren Campus: Homeowners DIY Course

For more information, visit the Workforce tab on the Hinds CC website/Workforce Schedule to enroll through the Aquila Catalog. Or use this link:

About Hinds Community College

Hinds offers affordable, comprehensive educational opportunities across six campus locations and has nearly 500 academic classes guaranteed to transfer to a university, over 65 career and technical program options and an extensive array of online courses. Applications for general admissions are currently being accepted. Prospective students are encouraged to apply and explore enrollment steps at

Our Mission: Hinds Community College is committed to moving people and communities forward by helping develop their purpose, passion and profession. 

Our Vision: Hinds Community College will be a catalyst to create a competitive economy and a compelling culture for Mississippi. 

Our Values: Hinds Community College aspires to the following IDEALSIntegrity, Diversity, Excellence, Accountability, Leadership, Stewardship.

To learn more, visit or call 1.800.HindsCC.